Memphis lands Illinois transfer big man Dain Dainja

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 06, 2024 5:17 PM CT | Published: April 05, 2024 10:26 AM CT

Dainja, a 6-foot-9, 255-pound center, averaged 6.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 10.8 minutes per game for the Fighting Illini last season.


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Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya covers the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. A Raleigh, N.C., native and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Media and Journalism, Upadhyaya is a longtime college hoops junkie. Prior to joining The Daily Memphian in 2022, he covered high school sports in western Pennsylvania for the Beaver County Times and Penn State football for the Centre Daily Times.


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